The King's Place, Cape Town
The King''s Place is a small holding set on 8 acres of prime agricultural land in the lush seaside valley of Hout Bay, Cape Town. We are surrounded by magnificent gardens with views of the back of Table Mountain, the Constantiaberg and the renowned Chapman''s Peak. We are minutes from the beautiful white sandy beach of Hout Bay, 10 minutes from the Constantia Wine Route and 20 minutes from Cape Town central and The V and A Waterfront.
"Valley House" is the name of our self-catering holiday home. It is set on the upper slope of our guest farm. It is a luxurious country experience enhanced by carefully selected furnishings and fabrics. Valley House can be rented as 1 unit or as 2 private separate units. Both units are bright and spacious with beautiful uninterrupted views of the mountains. There is an 11 metre pool and for the energetic, a tennis court. Valley House 1 (sleeps 5 ¿ 12 guests): 5 bedrooms (2 main bedrooms with queen size beds and bathrooms en suite, 2 bedrooms with twin beds and 1 bedroom with twin beds and bunk beds); 4 bathrooms (including en suite bathrooms). Valley House has a beautiful large well equipped kitchen, with an AEG dishwasher and washing machine, eye-level oven, hob and a microwave. There is a laundry area with an AEG washing machine, basin and an outdoor wash line. A beautiful large open-plan dining room, lounge with satellite TV and a cosy wooden pub. This leads out to a braai (barbeque) area, pool and tennis court set in a landscaped garden. Valley House 2 (sleeps 3 ¿ 6 guests): 2 bedrooms (1 main bedroom with a queen size bed and bathroom en suite, and 1 bedroom with twin beds); 2 full bathrooms (including en suite bathrooms). A spacious passage area with bunk beds (ideal for 2 children); Open-plan kitchen and lounge with satellite TV. The kitchen is tastefully done in maple and granite with an AEG washing machine and dishwasher, hob, oven, and a microwave. The lounge opens to a barbeque area and then down to the pool and tennis court set in a landscaped garden. Valley House 1 and 2 (sleeps 14 ¿ 20 guests): Valley House 1 and 2 becomes 1 large spacious home which is ideal for large gatherings. There is ample room for everyone. 8 Bedrooms (3 main bedrooms with queen sized beds and bathrooms en-suite, 3 bedrooms with twin beds, 1 bedroom with twin beds and bunk or 2 single beds, and 1 bedroom with 2 - 4 single beds or it can remain a second lounge/TV r
The King's Place is a working farm. Ian King, my husband, is a horticulturalist who prides himself in growing a selection of clivia¿s, bromeliads, various palms etc. in green houses and in the fields. He loves to share his ¿passion¿ with other interested guests and take them for walks through his nursery. We also have a small free range chicken farm with about 100 chickens and a growing number of Chinese geese. (We only sell the eggs!) The property has beautiful equestrian facilities where stables are fit for a King. We stable up to 12 horses. Ian's latest attraction to our "farm" is a Kio pond. Services for babies and young children: we organise baby sitters and supply cots and baby blankets. We have a pool fence around the patios of both Valley House 1 and Valley House 2 so your young children cannot get down to the pool.
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